An essay that explores the relationship between spirituality, art and consciousness, and what this relationship means for the artist, appreciators of art and the artistic process. Length: 5,000 words. Topics: spirituality, creativity, consciousness, art, muse, insight
Mysticism is a journey of personal transformation. The Vital Mystic describes that journey in careful detail, providing tools, techniques and insights that support a deepening mystical practice. As mysticism opens doors to our innermost Self, it introduces us to powerful currents flowing beneath the surface of consciousness. With careful preparation, immersing ourselves in those currents can be inspiring, edifying and empowering. How can we ensure our mystical practice remains vital and alive?... Topics: mysticism, gnosis, meditation, self-care, spirituality, well-being, integral lifework
An integral approach to understanding and managing the complexities of our time in the most positive, compassionate, inclusive, insightful and constructive ways possible. Topics: complexity, integral, psychology, sociology, modernity, wisdom
True Love is a revolutionary approach to individual well-being and societal transformation. It offers practical, self-directed techniques in twelve dimensions of nourishment to achieve far-reaching results. Nearly 500 pages provide a wealth of tools and information, including: * Real world examples of people using Integral Lifework principles to create positive, enduring change. * Different ways to explore core concepts - with dozens of charts, diagrams, exercises, poems and stories. *... Topics: love, relationship, integral practice, compassion, meditation, wellness, holistic nourishment,...
A brief overview of the failures of modern state capitalism, a proposed design for a more inclusive and egalitarian alternative, and a five-pronged approach to making that alternative a reality. Topics: economics, politics, capitalism, integral lifework
Explores the impact of technology and other modern factors on human development and culture. T.Collins first offers a working definition for "wisdom," and then uses this to evaluate attitudes, beliefs and choices regarding technology and its influences. Topics: integral, lifework, technology, development, liberal, arts, humanities, nourishment, wisdom
What sets Being Well apart from many other approaches to wellness is its focus on the whole person. There are the traditional physical, emotional and mental aspects of well-being to be found here, but there are also things like having a sense of purpose, creating a supportive community, and encouraging inner spiritual vitality. In simple, straightforward language, T.Collins Logan describes a total of twelve dimensions that require our attention and care, and how to begin caring for them in... Topics: wellness, wholeness, integral lifework, healing, health, fitness, mysticism, transformative practice
Drawing on entertaining and sometimes harrowing stories from his childhood, T.Collins Logan explores the structure and meaning of memory and its relationship to personal identity in his life. First he develops a simplified cognitive model of memory, integrating other memory systems - such as somatic and spiritual - into a dynamic landscape, the memory field. He then introduces an integral method of consciously influencing these memory systems over time, active memory reorganization (AMR). The... Topics: psychology, self-concept, integral lifework, memory
Beginning with an innovative way to define property, T.Collins Logan explores the moral underpinnings of civil society expressed by "the unitive principle." This principle, in turn, is applied to a method of property valuation and exchange that emphasizes well-being through community-level systems and structures. T.Collins advocates for design principles and several threads of evolution that must simultaneously occur in order to achieve a more compassionate and egalitarian political... Topics: political economy, integral economics, solution to capitalism, moral evolution, societal...
Essential Mysticism is a concise overview of mystical theory and practice, distilling elements common to all mystical traditions into a unified, straightforward methodology. By outlining four core disciplines and emphasizing the goals of spiritual evolution and accountability to a higher Self, Essential Mysticism helps make life-enriching encounters with mystical realities both accessible and practical. Topics: mysticism, mystic activators, meditation, compassion, integral lifework, integral practice